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Asphalt, Blacktop, Concrete, Tarmac – Just what is that stuff in the parking lot? A quick lesson in paving materials then and now

A lot of words get thrown around when someone is talking about a roadbed or parking lot, and in common terms, we use things like blacktop and asphalt, concrete and cement, pretty interchangeably. They really are not the same things, though. Read on… Asphalt (the dark side), a/k/a bitumen a/k/a, asphalt concrete a/k/a flexible pavement …

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